The regular-xmlpickler package

[Tags:bsd3, deprecated, library]
Deprecated. in favor of generic-xmlpickler

Generic generation of HXT XmlPickler instances using Regular.

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Versions 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.2
Change log CHANGELOG
Dependencies base (==4.*), hxt (>=9.2 && <9.4), regular (>=0.2 && <0.4), text [details]
License BSD3
Copyright (c) 2014, Silk
Author Silk
Stability Unknown
Category XML, Data
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Uploaded Fri Apr 4 10:10:19 UTC 2014 by ErikHesselink
Distributions NixOS:0.2
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Readme for regular-xmlpickler

Readme for regular-xmlpickler-0.2

This package allows you to automatically derive hxt picklers (conversions to and from xml) using the regular generics package.

A simple example:

{-# LANGUAGE TemplateHaskell
           , EmptyDataDecls
           , TypeFamilies

import Generics.Regular (deriveAll, PF)
import Text.XML.HXT.Arrow.Pickle (XmlPickler (..))
import Generics.Regular.XmlPickler (gxpickle)

data User = User
  { name  :: String
  , admin :: Bool

-- Derive Regular instance.
deriveAll ''User "PFUser"
type instance PF User = PFUser

-- Define generic pickler instance.
instance XmlPickler User where
  xpickle = gxpickle

Now you can use the functionality from Text.XML.HXT.Arrow.Pickle. For example:

> showPickled [] (User "Simon" True)


> unpickleDoc xpickle $ head $ xread "<user><name>Simon</name><admin>true</admin></user>" :: Maybe User

Just (User {name = "Simon", admin = True})